MOULAY DOMAIN > TAGOUNITE
Stage 2 - january 3rd 2017
STAGE #2 : 393 km
LIAISON : Bivouac Starting : 0 km
SPECIAL STAGE : MOULAY DOMAIN / LARJAME : 370 km
LIAISON : LARJAME / TAGOUNITE : 23 km
After a first night that could be very cold at this time of year, the competitors will quickly be able to get used to the soft sand through little dunes 3 km after the start. A small portion as an "aperitif" since, after 75 km to evolve in an Oued with a lot of navigation, the dunes of Merzouga will be the first real sand block of the AFRICA ECO RACE® 2017. Although this Erg is well known to competitors since all rallies organized in Morocco put their wheels over there, we will go through it in a different track than last year which will not be necessarily easy. Once this difficulty is passed, the participants will find a nice fast track. The continuation of the course will take place on a real Moroccan track alternating rock and sand, after the rocky crossing of the volcano until the last CP. A fast track will then go to the palm plantation of Tagounite. Then there will be only three dunes to pass right on the edge of the mountain, a small bit off track to finally cross the Oued Draa and arrive on at the finish located south of Tagounite and north of Mahmid.